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Zambia & Zimbabwe Safari

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10 days
Availability : 28 April - 07 May 2020
Livingstone, Zambia
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Max People : 8

Your Zambia & Zimbabwe safari begins at a stunning lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zambia where you’ll have the opportunity to track rhino on foot in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, accompanied by park rangers – an incredible experience.

Zimbabwe is one of Southern Africa’s most rewarding safari destinations. In addition to the endangered African Wild Dogs it delivers superb game viewing with some of the most respected guides in the business. You’ll enjoy classic tented camps that are comfortable without being ostentatious, fresh, wholesome cuisine, and one of the warmest welcomes in the world.

Zimbabwe’s flagship Hwange National Park is famous for its large herds of elephants. It’s also home to a full cast of your favourite mammals, from lions, leopards and hyenas to buffalo, elegant antelope, giraffe and zebra.

Add to these animals the wildlife of the Zambezi River – hippos, crocodiles and shy waterbuck in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park, where activities include game drives and walking safaris. Your charming camp at Mana Pools is famous for its Armchair Safari – just sit on the deck with a drink and wait for the animals to come to the waterhole in front of you! And with a little bit of luck, the African Wild Dogs of David Attenborough’s ‘Dynasties’ series may show themselves too.

On this safari you’ll see the magnificent Victoria Falls from both the Zimbabwe and the Zambia side – two quite different perspectives. The flow of water is at its peak in May and it is a spectacular sight.

Escorted from Livingstone, Zambia, by African Encounters tour director Karen Platzer* and local guides.

*Terms & Conditions apply

  • Start your incredible safari with three nights at a stunning lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zambia.
  • Boat cruise on the mighty  Zambezi River
  • Track rhino on foot in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia.
  • Hwange National Park – incredible game viewing, lions, elephants and much more
  • Kanga Camp’s famous Armchair Safari – relax in camp and let the wildlife come to you!Stay in small luxury tented camps & lodges.
  • See spectacular Victoria Falls from both Zambia and Zimbabwe sides
  • Escorted from Livingstone, Zambia by African Encounters tour director Karen Platzer and local guides.

Arrival & Departure

Arrival: Livingstone, Zambia

Departure: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Price Includes

  • Quality accommodation in luxury tented camps.
  • All camps are based on full board basis including soft drinks, beer, house wine, gin & tonic, mineral water
  • Day & night game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Fly between camps to avoid long dusty road trips
  • Conservancy and National Park fees
  • Game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles
  • Sundowners, guided bush walks and night game drives
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Escorted from Livingstone, Zambia by Karen Platzer, African Encounters director and qualified local guides.

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance (mandatory)
  • Any Personal Expenses
  • Tips & gratuities

28 - 30 AprilLivingstone, Zambia

Enjoy three nights at a stunning new lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River. Visit the Zambia side of Victoria Falls, boat cruise on the mighty Zambezi, and track rhino on foot in Mosi-ao-Tunya National Park.

1 - 3 MayHwange National Park, Zimbabwe

3 nights in Hwange National Park. Close views of elephants at the waterhole in front of your camp, and bountiful wildlife on game drives in open safari vehicles.

4 - 5 MayMana Pools, Zimbabwe

Fly north to Mana Pools where your camp is located right in front of a waterhole where you can game watch right from the deck! Spend 3 nights here enjoying game drivers and short walks. Mana Pools is where the TV programme Dynasties was filmed and you’ll see some of its star performers on game drives in the park.

6 MayVictoria Falls

Fly to Victoria Falls and visit the Falls from the Zimbabwe side.

7 MayDeparture

Airport transfer to connect with your flight home.

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Karen de Willimoff & John McIndoe

Couple Traveller

This has been our fifth trip to Africa with Karen. As always the trip has exceeded our expectations with brilliant organisation, fabulous accommodations and wondrous close encounters with the animals, especially elephants! We loved it all, lots of laughs, and the finale at Kaya Mawa on Lake Malawi was spectacular.